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Officer shot at Rockford hotel dies; suspect Floyd Brown in custody
By abc7chicago.com
Published: 03/08/2019

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WLS) -- A man who allegedly shot and killed a local officer assigned to the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force at a hotel in Rockford was taken into custody without incident around 5 p.m. Thursday.

McHenry County sheriff's officers were assisting the U.S. Marshals Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force to serve an arrest warrant on 39-year-old Floyd E. Brown of Springfield at the Extended Stay America at 747 North Bell School Road around 9:15 a.m. Thursday.

Brown was wanted on a number of warrants, including for burglary in McLean and Champaign counties, a failure to appear warrant in Sangamon County, and a parole violation warrant issued by the Illinois Department of Corrections, Rockford police said.

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